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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Mobilization data of field activity T-3-98-PS in Puget Sound,
        Washington from 03/10/1998 to 03/24/1998
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/t-3-98-ps.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Unspecfied. Mobilization data (navigation)
      of field activity T-3-98-PS in Puget Sound, Washington from
      03/10/1998 to 03/24/1998,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.meta.html.

    Purpose:
      These data and information are intended for science
      researchers, students from elementary through
      college, policy makers, and general public.

    Supplemental_Information:

      Equipment Used -

      navigation                    data directory exists

      Notes -

      See also T-1-98-PS (Thompson) & T-2-98-PS (Tully)



      From February 27, 1998 Coastal and Marine Geology Bulletin



      SHIPS IS ON ITS WAY!

      Late this past week 5 48-foot trucks and some smaller cargo carriers left Marfac

      loaded with compressors, generators, airguns, and myriad

      other gear, all of which is destined for the SHIPS program in Seattle. Another

      truck left Texas with the 50-ton multichannel streamer. If all

      goes well, nearly 100 tons of mechanical and electrical equipment will be

      installed on the University of Washington's 275-foot research

      vessel, Thomas G. Thompson. This ship will be joined by the 240-foot Canadian

      research ship, John P. Tully, and the two ships will conduct

      intricate seismic experiments in the Puget Sound region. While airguns are

      discharged behind the Thompson, the resulting seismic waves

      will be recorded by the Tully as well as by 250 temporary seismometers that will

      be scattered around the region. About 50 fixed earthquake

      seismometers will also record these data. This survey is the most complex ever

      mounted by the USGS to investigate earthquake hazards in an

      urban setting. Cooperating institutions include the U.S. and Canadian Geological

      Surveys and six universities. The US Navy lent us critical

      infra-red gear, which was almost diverted to the Iraq conflict, and MMS

      contributed funds toward studying marine mammals. Funding comes

      almost entirely from within the USGS; the external NEHRP, Urban Hazards, and the

      Coastal and Marine Programs all contributed. Coastal and

      Marine has the honor of having chipped in the greatest share. Permission to use

      airguns in Puget Sound and the Straits of Juan de Fuca and

      Georgia, which are home to many marine mammals, took almost a year to obtain.

      Part of the stipulations in the permit are that when the

      airguns are operating, marine mammal biologists must remain vigilant aboard both

      survey ships and aboard an aircraft. Eleven biologists will

      work closely with geologists to obtain seismic data while minimizing harm to

      marine life. These biologists have responsibility for shutting

      off the array whenever a marine mammal enters a specific zone around the airguns

      where it might suffer hearing damage. The size of the

      protective zone varies with mammal species, hence the need for expert

      assistance. With close cooperation, we will obtain three-dimensional

      seismic data and information on the behavior of marine mammals in response to

      airgun signals. The data about mammals will help us and

      other groups plan the next airgun surveys; the seismic data will help city

      planners allocate scarce funds for seismic strengthening of

      important infrastructure. Crew from Marfac CMG and EQ leave early next week.



      Mike Fisher


      Similar information is available for thousands
      of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.

      If known, available are Activity-specific
      navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry,
      seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and
      equipment information; as well as summary
      overviews, crew lists, and information
      about analog materials.

      If available, access to physical samples is
      described in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution
      Policy" at:
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html

      Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information
      Bank's digital data, analog data, and
      metadata is provided through...
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/

      This page accomodates a variety of search
      approaches (e.g., by platform, by region,
      by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).

  Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Range_of_Dates/Times:
        Beginning_Date: 19980310
        Ending_Date: 19980324

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -125.04557
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.21873
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.91054
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.11676

  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
      Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
      Theme_Keyword: oceans
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
      Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Puget Sound
      Place_Keyword: Puget Sound, WA
      Place_Keyword: Puget Sound, Washington
      Place_Keyword: USA
      Place_Keyword: WA
      Place_Keyword: Washington


  Access_Constraints:
    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    If available, access to physical samples is described
    in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution Policy" at:
    http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html

  Use_Constraints:
    Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as
    the source of this information.

    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    Some USGS information accessed through this means
    may be preliminary in nature and presented without
    the approval of the Director of the USGS.  This
    information is provided with the understanding
    that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete
    and conclusions drawn from such information are
    the responsibility of the user.

    This information is not intended for navigational
    purposes.

    Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for
    descriptive purposes only and does not imply
    endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


  Data_Set_Credit:
    Tanni Abramovitz (Unspecified);
    Becky Barnhart (Unspecified);
    Tom Brocher (Unspecified);
    Jeff Brody (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Tom Burdette (Unspecified);
    Katherine Favret (Unspecified);
    Pat Hart (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Charlotte Keller (Unspecified);
    Adrian Kropp (Unspecified);
    Janice Murphy (Unspecified);
    Tom Parsons (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Tom Pratt (Unspecified);
    Ray Sliter (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Lori Tapia-Piozet (Unspecified);
    Kate Miller (Unspecified);
    Fiona Kilbride (Unspecified);
    Kathy Snelson (Unspecified);
    Terry O'Donnell Jr. (Unspecified);
    Annette Veilleux (Unspecified);
    Brett Hiett (Unspecified);
    Marcos Alvarez (Unspecified);
    Allan Swisenbank (Unspecified);
    Bruce Beaudoin (Unspecified);
    Russ Sells (Unspecified);
    Alexander Gerst (Unspecified);
    Sonja Hofmann (Unspecified);
    Uli Micksch (Unspecified);
    Andreas Wuestefeld (Unspecified);
    Nik Christensen (Unspecified)

  Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
  Cross_Reference:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
      Publication_Date: Unknown
      Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank 
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)  Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/



Data_Quality_Information:

  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

  Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

  Completeness_Report:
    Start and end date/times of data
    >Navigation Data (t-3-98-ps.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199801010101000    199801050101000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST

  Positional_Accuracy:
    Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
      Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

    Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
      Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

  Lineage:

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Navigation Data
        Unknown
      Process_Date: 20110113

      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
            City: Menlo Park
            State_or_Province: CA
            Postal_Code: 94025-3561
            Country: USA

          Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
          Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

  Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Puget Sound, Washington
  Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

  Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
    SDTS_Terms_Description:
      SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point


Spatial_Reference_Information:

  Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Geographic:
      Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
      Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257

  Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Depth_System_Definition:
      Depth_Datum_Name: Local surface
      Depth_Resolution: 0.1
      Depth_Distance_Units: meters
      Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation with Time Stamp 


Distribution_Information:

  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Resource_Description: Downloadable Data T-3-98-PS data set 

  Distribution_Liability:
    Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as
    the source of this information.

    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    Some USGS information accessed through this means
    may be preliminary in nature and presented without
    the approval of the Director of the USGS.  This
    information is provided with the understanding
    that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete
    and conclusions drawn from such information are
    the responsibility of the user.

    This information is not intended for navigational
    purposes.

    Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for
    descriptive purposes only and does not imply
    endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  Standard_Order_Process:
    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.nav.html

    Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

  Metadata_Date: 20131029

  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata 

  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 

  Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
  Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
  Metadata_Use_Constraints: none



      
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